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Hoop Dreams | All photos by Brian McSwain

Florida Heartland

Artist: Brian McSwain

Project: The Florida Heartland

Description: In The Florida Heartland, Brian McSwain captures the backroads of a six-county region in south-central Florida, focusing on scenes and objects that are broken or abandoned: a deserted juice stand; a fractured statue; a tilted, net-less basketball goal.


Brian McSwain is from New Orleans, Louisiana. Since 2014, most of his work has focused on the Florida Heartland. View his portfolio at www.brianmcswain.com





Jeff Rich

Jeff Rich is a photographer based in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Jeff currently teaches photography at Coastal Carolina University. He curates the OA’s weekly photo series, Eyes on the South.